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OpenMP Common Core: February 2018

Description OpenMP is the de facto standard for writing parallel applications for shared memory computers. Over 20 years of the development, with a specification over 350 pages now, OpenMP has grown into an intimidating API viewed by many as for “experts only”. Most OpenMP programmers, however, use around 19 items from the specification. We call these 19 items the “OpenMP Common Core”. By focusing on the common core, we make OpenMP what it was always meant to be; an easy API for… Read More »